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Within the Open Access Government Finance News section, you can find a wide variety of information on the changes in the financial sector.

We often explore the development of digital banking and the future of Fintech, along with the World Bank and World Trade Organisations (WTO) stories. You can also find expert opinions on many popular topics within this category along with insights into the financial changes in other countries.

This category also covers poverty and pensions in the UK along with any legal changes to financial law. Up to date articles are available on fiscal policy and trade wars within the sector.

Financial risk forecasting in the era of big data

Francesco Audrino, Professor of Statistics at University of St. Gallen explains financial risk forecasting in the era of big data and underlines the role of investors’ sentiment and attention.
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What could PM Boris Johnson’s tax reforms mean for you?

Paresh Raja, CEO, Market Financial Solutions, highlights Prime Minister Boris Johnson's tax reforms and reviews what impact they could have for investors and taxpayers.
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Taxation and consumption: The reaction of consumers to an unanticipated tax change

Bernd Hayo, Professor at the University of Marburg discusses the reaction of consumers to an unanticipated tax change.
school teachers

School teachers to receive 2.75% pay rise

The Education Secretary has accepted all the recommendations from the independent School Teachers’ Review Body, to raise the upper and lower boundaries of all pay ranges by 2.75%.
nhs doctors and dentists

Thousands of NHS doctors and dentists to receive pay rise

The Health and Social Care Secretary has announced one of the biggest pay rises in a decade for thousands of NHS doctors and dentists.
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What is the process of inheriting a property?

Here, The Property Buying Company offer expert advice on the process of inheriting a property, providing all of the information that you need to know.
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How digital transformation can reinvent banking

Roland Bloesch, VP and Global Head of Regulation Industries at SAP Customer Experience highlights how digital transformation can reinvent banking as banks become forward-thinking, recognising the need to partner with fintechs.
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Enabling and promoting economic research in Switzerland

The aims of the Society of Economics and Statistics in Switzerland are discussed here, which includes enabling and promoting economic research and encouraging the work of young economists.
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Swindon and Wiltshire: Opportunities from economic shocks

How does a region respond having experienced two economic shocks in a year? Paddy Bradley, Director at Swindon and Wiltshire LEP tells us more.
green mortgages

£5 million government funding awarded to develop green mortgages

Households could cut mortgage rates, save money on their energy bills and reduce emissions under new funding to roll out green mortgages.
internal market

The priorities of the internal market, industry, entrepreneurship and SMEs in Europe

The priorities of Elżbieta Bieńkowska, the European Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs are charted here, including her thoughts on social innovation.
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The consistent application of data protection rules throughout the EU

Andrea Jelinek, Chair of European Data Protection Board, spoke to Open Access Government about data protection rules throughout the European Union, including the use of personal data during election campaigns.
managing the european union

Looking ahead: Negotiating and managing the European Union budget

Here, Editor of Open Access Government, Jonathan Miles, investigates the responsibilities of Günther Oettinger, the European Commissioner for Budget & Human Resources in managing the European Union budget, including how it will benefit research.
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Strengthening a proactive fiscal policy in China

This article provides insight into the work of China's Minister of Finance Liu Kun, who is responsible for strengthening a proactive fiscal policy in one of the world's biggest and most powerful economies.
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Home Secretary asks migration experts to advise on future salary thresholds

The Home Secretary Sajid Javid has asked the Migration Advisory Committee to review and advise on salary thresholds for the future immigration system, which will start to take effect from 2021.
american dream of prosperity, business leaders

Where to start in pursuing the ‘American Dream’ of prosperity

The pursuit of the ‘American Dream’ of prosperity and success is an attractive aim for many business leaders: How do they get there?
chinese shadow banks

Chinese shadow banks: Threat or opportunity?

Kent Matthews, Cardiff University and Zhiguo Xiao, Fudan University, discusses whether new Chinese shadow banks are a threat or an opportunity.
traditional banking, crypto

Filling the gap between traditional banking and crypto

Whilst some people still ‘trust’ traditional financial institutions, many people are looking for a new world of banking including crypto, HEdpAY explores here.
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Complacency is jeopardising the innovation economy

Adam Kene, MD at Kene Partners, R&D tax incentive advisors, details how complacency is jeopardising the innovation economy here.
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NHS senior clinicians to be given more flexible pensions

High-earning senior clinicians will be able to save into their NHS pension without facing significant tax charges, under plans launched by the government today.

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